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19Mar 2024

Stories of our Graduates: Andrew Fraser – 2023 Certificate in Community Storytelling: Online

By |Mar 19, 2024|Categories: Certificate in Community Storytelling, certificateprogram, News|

“My love for storytelling began as a child,” Andrew Fraser remembered. Andrew is a world traveler, a yoga teacher, and currently director of a rock climbing gym called Movement Climbing and Fitness in Denver, Colorado. Throughout his life, Andrew can point to moments where stories changed him. From being [...]

19Mar 2024

The Healing Power of Storytelling

By |Mar 19, 2024|Categories: Certificate in Community Storytelling, certificateprogram, News, Oregon, Storytelling, The Hearth|

The Healing Power of Storytelling In my work with story, I often invite groups to notice their bodies. How does your body respond to stories?  When we tell our personal stories to an attentive listener the senses are activated. Both teller and listener see the meadow, taste the blackberries, [...]

15Dec 2023

Stories of our Graduates: Christy da Rosa – 2022 Certificate in Community Storytelling

By |Dec 15, 2023|Categories: Certificate in Community Storytelling, certificateprogram, News, Oregon, Storytelling, The Hearth|

“I didn’t expect to cry so much.” Christy da Rosa laughed. Since her experience as a social worker focusing on community mental health and undergoing her own burnout in the process, Christy has been interested in working with trauma on a daily basis. Now as a PhD student and research [...]

17Nov 2023

Answering your FAQ’s about our Certificate in Community Storytelling Training

By |Nov 17, 2023|Categories: Certificate in Community Storytelling, certificateprogram, News, Story Circle, Storytelling|

Answering your FAQ’s about our Certificate in Community Storytelling Training: From our Operations Director, Susannah Cole Q: Does it matter if I don’t have a “significant” story to share? A: Everyone has a story to tell. There is no such thing as a story too small or insignificant [...]

30Aug 2023

Love and Lost Connections

By |Aug 30, 2023|Categories: Certificate in Community Storytelling, Mark Yaconelli, News, Retreat|Tags: , |

Listening to yet another advertisement about the effectiveness of anti-anxiety pills, I hear the inherent worldview within our culture: You are fundamentally alone. Any suffering you’re experiencing is abnormal, the fault of a biological dysfunction within your body. While there certainly can be a biological basis for anxiety, never do [...]

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